Glaring Concern Over Disney Concert Hall

New Los Angeles landmark is causing neighbors' temperatures to rise--literally.

Some nearby neighbors of the new Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles have noted that their homes are heating up due to excessive sunshine glare off the roof of the Frank Gehry structure. Gehry's architecture firm is looking into the problem.

Thanks to Erin Clark

Full Story: New LA Concert Hall Raises Temperatures of Neighbors


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